Books by Ekua Holmes

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"A moving portrait of a true patriot who found ways to use her gift to work for change. (note, timeline, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
Barton introduces Congresswoman Barbara Jordan to children in this artful picture book illustrated by Holmes. Read full book review >
THE STUFF OF STARS by Marion Dane Bauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2018

"Wow. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The stories of the births of the universe, the planet Earth, and a human child are told in this picture book. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A magnificent exploration of the poetic imagination. (Picture book/poetry. 8-14)"
Powerhouse poet Alexander, along with friends Colderley and Wentworth, offers a culturally rich collection of poetic tributes that extends the legacies of poets from around the globe. Read full book review >
VOICE OF FREEDOM by Carole Boston Weatherford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Bold, honest, informative, and unforgettable. (author's note, timeline, source notes, bibliography) (Picture book/poetry/biography. 10-14)"
A welcome addition to civil rights literature for children. Read full book review >